Criminal Justice Today, 17th edition
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Hallmark features of this title
- Freedom OR safety? YOU decide boxes in each chapter, with corresponding critical-thinking questions, illustrate personal rights issues challenging policymakers today.
- CJ Careers boxes describe a variety of criminal justice careers in a Q&A format.
- CJ News boxes in each chapter present case stories from the media.
Published by Pearson (October 13th 2023) - Copyright © 2024
Subject: Criminal Justice
Category: Introduction to Criminal Justice
Table of contents
PART I: CRIME IN AMERICA
- What Is Criminal Justice?
- The Crime Picture
- The Search for Causes
- Criminal Law
PART II: POLICING
- Policing: History and Structure
- Policing: Purpose and Organization
- Policing: Legal Aspects
- Policing: Issues and Challenges
PART III: ADJUDICATION
- The Courts: Structure and Participants
- Pretrial Activities and the Criminal Trial
PART IV: CORRECTIONS
- Probation, Parole, and Reentry
- Prisons and Jails
- Prison Life
PART V: SPECIAL ISSUES
- Juvenile Justice
- Drugs and Crime
- Terrorism, Multinational Criminal Justice, and Global Issues
- High-Technology Crimes
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